Everybody loves to save energy because saving energy and being energy efficient will save you money in the long run. You will often hear about the usually ones such as turning off the light switches, trying to make the most of night rates and making sure your heating and hot water are managed efficiently but here we are going to tell you about three unusual hacks to save you money.

Add yarn to your dryer to be energy efficient

Balls of yarn in the dryer

By putting balls of yarn into the dryer with wet clothes the balls of yarn will also absorb some of the moisture lessening the time needed to dry your clothes. Not only will this save you money in the long run but it will also leave your clothes feeling soft and you can add fragrances to make your clothes even fresher


It might be a bit late in the year but if you are usually at home by yourself the cheapest way of heating yourself is to have foot heaters and small electric heaters pointed directly at you. This means you won’t have to turn your heating on and you can still heat yourself up. In fact this is one of the most efficient ways of heating yourself up.

Energy Efficient Heater

Wool Curtains

If you are feeling a bit cold at night make use of your old blankets or extra ones and hang them from the windows just like you would with curtains. The heavier they are the better as the blankets act as insulators making your home as energy efficient as it can be.

Hopefully these three easy hacks to take advantage of will help you save a few pennies around the house and improve the level of comfort to your home.